Wives of logistics officers, drug officers, and Moscow OEBiPK head reveal who earns the most at MIA
Former MIA logistics officer Andrey Gluzdakov’s wife’s tax return revealed almost 100 million rubles ($1.6 million) of income. Gluzdakov became the head of the 4th MIA Department this year.
Wives of three high-ranking MIA officers made the most money in 2017, according to documents published on the MIA website. Meanwhile, their husbands made several times less them they did.
Gluzdakov’s family reported the highest income in 2017, according to the published data. Gluzdakov became the head of the 4th MIA Department this year. The Department is responsible for security at high important and restricted facilities and areas.
Gluzdakov and his wife made the 122.6 million rubles ($1.9 million). The wife made the bulk of the money – 98.7 million rubles ($1.6 million). The stated reason for such income is sale of 5 apartments (from 56 sq.m to 117.7 sq.m) and three storehouses.
Gluzdakov does not have a car, according to his tax returns. Meanwhile, his wife reported having two Mercedes Benz-ML350 4Matic (manufactured in 2012) and a V250D 4Matic (manufactured in 2016).
Gluzdakov made 1.6 million rubles ($26,000) in 2016. His wife reported making 84.3 million rubles ($1.3 million) the same year. The stated reason for such income is sale of two apartments and a car, RBC noted.
MIA Main Directorate for Drugs Control Head Sergey Sotnikov’s wife came in second, making 43.4 million rubles ($703,000). She owns a 960 sq.m land, a 130.4 sq.m house, two 100 sq.m apartments, and a Mercedes Benz. It is not clear where her money came from; her tax returns do not contain such information. Sotnikov made 2.5 million rubles ($40,500) the same year. He owns three apartments and an Audi, according to his tax returns.
General Administration for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption Directorate in Moscow head Sergey Solopov’s wife came in third. Solopov was the Moscow Police Chief from 2016 to 2017. His wife made 38.9 million rubles ($630 800) and owns a 1 000 sq.m house, ¼ of an apartment, and a Mercedes Benz. It is worth mentioning that she declared ‘as little as’ 28.3 million rubles ($459,000) in 2016 and 25.3 million rubles ($410,000) in 2015. Solopov made slightly more than 2 million rubles ($32,400) in 2017. Solopov owns two lands, one house, two apartments, a truck trailer, a Yamaha motorcycle, and an ATV.
Police Major General Sergey Solopov
Other high-ranking MIA officials’ wives made much less. The wife of MIA Volgograd Academy Head Vladimir Tretiakov made 14.3 million rubles ($231,900); that of MIA Dispatch Control and former MIA Directorate in Moscow Head Anatoly Yakunin had 13.2 million rubles ($214,000); and the wife of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Igor Zubov made 10.5 million ($170,200).
MIA head Vladimir Kolokoltsev’s tax returns were published in April. He made 9.5 million rubles ($154,000) in 2017.
The following MIA employees made more that its head: Financial and Economic Police First Deputy Head Sergey Shkulep with 25.2 million rubles ($408,600); MIA National Continuing Training Academy Head Aleksey Moshkov made 12.2 million rubles ($197,900); Chief Inspector Oleg Sorokin with 11.9 million rubles ($193,000); Records Control and Outreach Efforts Department Deputy Head Valery Maydanov had 11.7 million rubles ($189,700); Interrogation Department Head Sergey Monakhov had 10.3 million rubles ($167,000).
The following police officers are ones of the most wealthy law enforcement officials: St. Petersburg and Leningrad region Police Chief Konstantin Vlasov with 13.5 million rubles ($218,900); Bashkortostan Police Chief Andrey Demidov with 12.9 million rubles ($209,200); MIA Main Moscow Investigation Department Head Natalya Agafyeva made 11.6 million rubles ($188,100). Agafyeva was reportedly paid 400,000 rubles ($6,486) on the National Police Day.